DBT Skills Part 1 of 4
DBT Skills Part 1 of 4- Friday, November 15, 2019, 9:00 AM—4:00 PM with Jennifer Eaton, LMHC-Located at:The Courtyard Marriott, 75 Felton Street, Marlborough, MA
DBT Skills Part 1
Friday, November 15, 2019, 9:00 AM—4:00 PM
with Jennifer Eaton, LMHC
DBT Skills Part 1 will cover the treatment elements of DBT, The Bio-Social Theory of personality disorders, how DBT can be applied in a variety of clinical settings, and the first skills module, Core Mindfulness.
Following this training, participants will be able to:
- Describe components of DBT including the biosocial theory and who benefits from the treatment
- Describe the role and function of DBT skills groups, individual therapy, DBT coaching, and the consultation team
- List and describe the hierachy of targets used to set treatment goals
- Demonstrate how to orient clients to DBT and the use of diary cards
- Demonstrate the Core Mindfulness skills
DBT Skills Training Series
The DBT Skills are the heart of the treatment. All aspects of DBT are based on assisting the person to learn and use a set of skills that have been proven to enhance coping and reduce distress. This 4-part series provides a thorough training in all aspects of the DBT skills including mastery of the skills, running skills groups and teaching the skills to a variety of populations. The presentation will include lecture, extensive use of video examples and in-vivo practice.
Participants are urged to purchase the DBT Skills Training Manual, 2nd Edition and the DBT Skills Training Handouts and Worksheets, 2nd Edition by Marsha Linehan. Both books will be an integral part of the curriculum and are available on Amazon.com.
Meet Your Trainer:
Jennifer Eaton, M.S., LMHC, is the Director of DBT Training and Consultation for Open Sky Community Services. In this capacity, Ms. Eaton provides training and consultation to agencies across the country. Ms. Eaton has extensive experience providing DBT treatment and has supervised clinicians and interns.
Ms. Eaton is a certified DBT clinician with the DBT-Linehan Board of Certification. She was intensively trained in DBT by Dr. Charles Swenson and completed Advanced Intensive Training under Dr. Marsha Linehan, the developer of DBT. Ms. Eaton holds a masters degree in clinical psychology. Ms. Eaton has presented numerous times at the annual ISITDBT Conference, and at various local and national conferences.
Ms. Eaton maintains a private practice specializing in DBT.
Ms. Eaton has provided training and consultation to the following schools: Algonquin Regional High School, Ashland, Assabet Valley Collaborative, Bellingham, Blackstone, Blackstone Valley Tech, Boston Public Schools, Dover-Sherborn, Fairfield CT, Framingham State University, Greenwich CT, Hollis NH, Hudson, Marlborough, Mendon-Upton Regional Schools, Milford, Millis, Nashoba Regional, Reading, Scituate, Wachusett Regional, Westborough and Westport CT.
In addition, Ms. Eaton has consulted and trained many organizations including: Alabama Mentoring Network, Baycove Human Services, Community Counseling of Bristol County, Denver Health Systems, Devereux, The Family Resource Centers, Framingham State University, Harvard-Vanguard Behavioral Health, The Key Program, Massachusetts Department of Youth Services, The Mental Health Association of Lowell, New York State Office of Development Disabilities, Taunton State Hospital, The Women’s Recovery From Alcohol Program and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Lunch service is not available at the hotel.
You are welcome to bring your own lunch or eat at one the many
restaurants that are very nearby. Local Lunch Options
Directions to The Courtyard Marriott, 75 Felton Street, Marlborough, MA
Massachusetts Turnpike West (I- 90). Take exit 11A (I-495 North) to exit 24B (Route 20 West/Northborough). Take your first right onto Felton St. before the Shell Gas Station. Hotel is on your right.
Take I-290 East until the end then take I-495 South to exit 24B (Route 20 West/Northborough). Take your first right onto Felton St. before the Shell Gas Station. Hotel is on your right.
From 495 North or South:
Exit 24B (Route 20 West/Northborough) Take your first right onto Felton St. before the Shell Gas Station.
Hotel is on your right.
From Western Massachusetts/New York State:
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike East (I- 90). Take exit 11A (I-495 North) to exit 24B (Route 20 West/Northborough). Take your first right onto Felton St. before the Shell Gas Station. Hotel is on your right.